EVENTS

Reid has a very busy schedule!


Monday: Weekly piano lessons Five Smooth Stones Studios, Niceville

Tuesday: Weekly dance lessons at Fred Astaire Studio, FWB

Wednesday: Weekly vocal lessons at Dreamcatchers Studio, Destin

Thursday: Weekly rehearsal for upcoming musical, Go Big Red



As well as  regular recurring rehearsals for upcoming performances and musicals.


Confirmed performance schedule below.


See PRESS KIT tab (top of page) for previous Engagements / Bookings.


2017

Numerous previous bookings may be found on Press Kit Tab


November

4th - Pyramid Pensacola Inc., Musical - Go Big Red7 PM, Pensacola, FL

11th - City Veteran's Day Ceremony, 11 AM, Beal Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, FL

12th - Emerald  Coast Scuba's Year End Sales event and Charitable Auction(Bright Horizons Diving fundraiser), 10 AM - 2 PM, Destin, FL


December

2nd - Northwest Florida FIRST(R)  LEGO(R) League Junior Expo, 1 PM, Santa Rosa Mall, Mary Esther, FL

9th - Just One More Invitational Art Show, Ponce DeLeon Park, 1 - 4 PM, Downtown Tallahassee, FL

10th - Bright Horizons Diving Fundraiser, 6 PM, Elks Lodge, Okaloosa Island, FL

15th - Christmas Showcase - Fred Astaire Studios, 7 PM, Fort Walton Beach, FL

17th - 13th Annual United For a Good Cause Children's Miracle Christmas Party,1-7

PM, Emerald Coast Convention Center,  Okaloosa Island, FL

21st - Christmas Luncheon, 11 AM, FWB Senior Center, Fort Walton Beach

25th - Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Charity Event, 2 - 4 PM, Carver-Hill Community Center, Crestview, FL



2018

January

10th - Memory Cafe, 12:30 PM, Breakfast Table Cafe', Destin, FL

12th - Margaret K. Lewis ES Concert, 1 PM, Panama City, FL

13th - National Anthem, Ice Flyers Hockey, 4.05PM, The Hangar, Pensacola Bay Center, Pensacola, FL

25th - Tentative Engagement, TBD, Destin, FL


February

4th - Guest Appearance with the Village Belles, 2 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL

9th - First Baptist Church Seniors Luncheon, 11:30 AM, First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach, FL


March

3/4 - Tentative Engagement, Riverwalk Arts Festival, TBD, Riverwlk, Milton FL

11th - Mistletoe in March Market, 1 PM, Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium, Baton Rouge, LA        www.mistletoemarketbr.com

17th - Baker Museum Fundraiser, 1:30 PM, Baker FL

24/25  - Tentative Engagement, Cherry Blossom Festival, TBD, Conyers GA.


April

5th - Santa Rosa FairMain Stage, 6PM Rodeo Arena National Anthem, 7 PM,  Milton, FL

6th - 2018 Rethinking Autism Conference Reception, TBD, Christian Fellowship Church, Evansville, IN

7th - 2018 Rethinking Autism Conference, TBD, Evansville, IN

14th - Tentative Engagement, Friends of Autism, TBD, Wee Care Park, DeFuniak Springs, FL

21st- Elks Foster Family Day, TBD, Elks Pavilion, Fairchild Road, Crestview, FL

22nd - Senior Prom Benefit, 4 - 7 PM, Watervue, Fort Walton Beach, FL

TBD - Tentative Engagement, Awareness Festival, Anchor of Hope Foundation, TBD, Forsyth, GA

28/29 - Tentative Engagement, Houston Flywheel Festival, TBD, Chickasaw Development Foundation, Houston, MS


May

12th - Elks Exceptional Children's Day, 10 AM - 2 PM, Elks Pavilion, Crestview, FL

TBD - Tentative Engagement, South Walton Pageant, TBDSouth Walton, FL

18-20 - Tentative Engagement, River City Fest, TBD, Logansport, LA


June

7th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL

14th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL

21st - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL

28th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL


July
5th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL
12th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL
19th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL
26th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL


August

2nd - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL

9th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL
16th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL
23rd - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration 7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL

30th - Guest appearance with the Village Belles at Harborwalk's Red, White, & Blue Celebration 7 PM, Harborwalk, Destin, FL


November

11th -  (Tentative) City Veteran's Day Ceremony, 11 AM, Beal  Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, FL

10 /11 - Emerald  Coast Scuba's Year End Sales event and Charitable Auction, TBD, Destin, FL



2019

July

TBD - Old Spanish Trail Centennial Celebration Reception, TBD, Houston, TX


November

TBD - Old Spanish Trail Centennial Celebration Reception, TBD, San Antonio TX

For recording artist, actor, and performer Reid Soria, Autism Sings is the culmination of years spent overcoming the odds.  Diagnosed with autism at the age of 3, Reid was never expected to be able to communicate or connect with the world around him.  Now 32, Reid has channeled his talents and sheer grit into an unprecedented story of hope.  And in finding his own voice, Reid has found a new voice for autism and is communicating and connecting beyond what was once considered possible.  Follow the story and become a part of the dream.        When words fail, Autism Sings!

--Autism Sings, 2014--

WELCOME to Autism Sings !

Reid as Nico, male lead of the Pyramid Pensacola Inc. Musical production of , "GO BIG RED" at the WSRE Performance studio. What a super performance by our guy! Thank you to Dr. Carol Culton for inviting Reid to be a special guest in seven of her musical productions. 

See the YouTube video (at right) to view  the video of Reid singing, "Lady in Red."

Left, Reid on stage at the Autism Sings, Canada, Gala of Gals mains Stage.

Right: Reid with co-host Canadian actress and songwriter Theresa Longo at the Autism Sings, Canada,  Gala of Galas.

We were so excited to have Reid join the Village Belles in a series of summer shows, "Salute to the Troops", at Harborwalk Village! You certainly don't want to miss this most excellent show starting again next summer (2018) and continuing every Thursday night through August. Photos are of the Village Belles with their "Bugle Boy" and Reid singing American Trilogy.


Reid and Joe Bentry, Autism Sings, Canada founder, at 2017 Golf tournament and Gala of Galas fundraiser held at the Copper Creek Golf Club,  in Canada.

Autism Sings has developed an Autism Awareness program and it is especially designed for schools and students. The program includes  Jo Soria, RN, discussing autism and how it may relate to students, discussing how we can learn to reach out to those who may have various differences,  encouraging students to try new experiences that will help broaden their horizons, and encouraging students to work hard to overcome obstacles.  Included in the program were Reid singing a few relevant songs, and interaction with the students as they sang and danced along  with him. Our multimedia presentation includes PowerPoint slides of Reid overcoming his own obstacles and a short video clip of Reid singing and dancing with the Fred Astaire Studio dancers at the Mattie Kelly Arts Theater. Last school year, the Okaloosa School District Title I Office invited Autism Sings to present our program to four schools and invited us back for the current school year.   Like the previous presentations, this year's program has met with rave reviews from students and teachers.  The goal of our program is to reach a young generation about autism, acceptance, and working hard to realize their dreams. Contact us if you would like to discuss the 45-60 minute program for your school, camp, or event.

Tyrone Greenidge, President of My Three Angels Pictures with Jo, Reid, and Rick Soria. Tyrone filmed two interviews with us for inclusion in his upcoming documentary,The Many Faces of Autism.

Listen to Reid sing "Lady in Red."

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Thanks MaryAnn for inviting Reid to sing at the Hope Matters Memory Cafe'. A wonderful time was had by all.


This past Friday Reid and his Autism Sings team had one of the most amazing experiences we have ever had since the inception of Autism Sings, LLC. At the invitation of teacher Leeanne Tally, we were invited to Margaret K. Lewis school in Panama City. It was far and beyond whatever we could have imagined it to be. The welcome we received from this group of students and teachers was just one of the warmest and most loving experiences we have ever had. We were met by a group of students who presented us with a basket of goodies and then helped us carry our equipment to the auditorium. They were open, friendly, and inquisitive. Our audience was engaged and sang and danced, and cheered with every song Reid sang. It was amazing! They had been preparing for Reid's visit the entire week and had worked hard to earn the privilege to attend the show. So by the time Reid arrived, the excitement was at fever pitch. And Reid brought a fun, exciting performance that kept the students rocking, but more than that, he brought a message of hope to these special students. They were able to see that here was someone just like them who was working hard to make his dreams come true...that there are possibilities that they can imagine for their own lives. This was an experience that we won't soon forget and it's just good to be reminded of why we do what we do. Rocky Akins, thanks so much for being there. You've been such a tremendous supporter and promoter of Reid's work and we love and appreciate you very much. It was so good to see you again. Leeanne, teachers and students of MK Lewis, thank you for one of the most exciting experiences of our lives! We love you all! Due to privacy, we couldn't photograph and post any students' pictures, but maybe later Mrs. Tally will send us some of the cleared photos. But we do have photos of the beautiful cards the students made for Reid. They are priceless and we will certainly treasure them!

Reid sang a set at the Conecuh Sausage Festival at the Evergreen AL Airport in October. The Festival was at a new venue due to the growth  of the event over the last several years. Evergreen Mayor Peter Wolff III, Detroit Webb, Chris, and other members of of the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce made us feel welcome and invited Reid to return to the 2018 Edition of the Festival. See you all next year !

Reid sang at a fundraiser for PAWS for Warriors and Bright Horizons Diving at Emerald Coast SCUBA in Destin.  He couldn't pass up the opportunity to go diving again after his performance. Thank you to Gary and Linda of Bright Horizons for inviting Reid to sing.

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January 17,  2018    09:55

Reid performed the National Anthem at the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony at Beal Cemetery on Nov 11. He also sang God Save the Queen in observance of Remembrance Day for the British military members who were present. Pictured at right is Reid with Sam Lombardo, Battle of the Bulge and WWII veteran.

Reid on  Main Stage at the Annual United For a Good Cause Christmas Miracle Fiesta at the Emerald Coast Convention Center.

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Happy January 2018 !!!


Reid just received this in today's mail and he was super excited when he saw it. Thank you Joe Bentry and Donna Graham from Autism Sings Canada for sending this to our guy and making his day!

Joe Bentry of Autism Sings in Canada invited Reid to be a part of his 2017 Autism Sings Golf and Gala filmed event on October 12th in Kleinburg, Ontario. Thank you Joe for inviting Reid.

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"Imagine the Possibilities,"  Reid's debut album, is available for sale! 

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Reid decked out in his tux to perform at the Chamber of Commerce RPM Casino Night at Santa Rosa Mall. He ended his one hour set with Sinatra's "My Way." The crooner was fabulous and left the crowd wanting more.